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SHAWN

AKINA

FRESHMAN | QUARTERBACK

5-10 - 160 | MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. (SAINT FRANCIS)

OVERVIEW: 

Efficient passer with a winning pedigree that will walk-

on at ASU

Son of Duane Akina, an assistant coach at Stanford

HIGH SCHOOL

Led St. Francis to the Central Coast Section Division II

title and the CIF Division II-A State Championship in a

tough loss to Citrus Hill

Threw for 25 touchdowns and 2,535 yards in two

seasons at St. Francis with just six interceptions

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JARED

BUBAK

FRESHMAN | TIGHT END

6-4 - 244 | LINCOLN, NEB. (LINCOLN CHRISTIAN)

OVERVIEW: 

Versatile tight end with a solid frame and natural pass

catcher with the ability to split out wide

Played quarterback in high school, but is projected to

fit in at the 3-back position at ASU

Tough and physical who is hard to bring down when

the ball is in his hands

HIGH SCHOOL:

Enrolled at ASU in January and will participate in

spring practice

Member of the West squad at the Semper Fi All

American Bowl, which honors student-athletes with not

only outstanding athletic ability, but also exemplary

youth leadership and a commitment to building life

skills both on and off the field

Received Second Team All-Super State honors from

the Lincoln Star Journal and was named to PrepStar’s

All-Midlands Region team. Omaha World Herald also

named him to their Class C-1 All-State team

Ranked by ESPN as the No. 10 tight end in the

country; rated by Rivals as the No. 35 tight end in the

country and No. 3 player in the state; tabbed as the

nation’s No. 32 tight end by 24/7; listed by Scout as

the No. 41 tight end in the country

Originally committed to Nebraska, but eventually

re-opened his recruitment. Committed to ASU over

Nebraska and Kentucky. Coached by Matt Farup at

Lincoln Christian High School

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COHL

CABRAL

FRESHMAN | OFFENSIVE LINEMAN

6-5 - 286 | RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CALIF. (LOS OSOS)

OVERVIEW:

Athletic lineman that has the ability to play every posi-

tion on the offensive line

Known for utilizing his leverage with a low pad level

and his quickness and footwork allows him to move

well laterally

HIGH SCHOOL:

Participated in the Under Armour All-American Game

as a member of Team Highlight.

Earned Second Team All-State honors from USA

Today and named to The Daily Bulletin and the San

Bernardino Sun’s All-Area First Team

Received All-American honors from PrepStar who

listed him as the No. 292 player in the nation; rated

as a four-star and ranked as the No. 199 player in the

ESPN 300; ranked as the No. 2 center prospect in the

country by ESPN; listed by Rivals as the No. 64 offen-

sive tackle in the country; tabbed by Scout as the No.

37 offensive tackle in the country and No. 6 offensive

tackle in the west region; listed in the annual Tacoma’s

The News Tribune Western 100

Chose ASU over reported scholarship offers from

Arizona, California, Michigan, Oregon State, USC, Utah,

and Washington State. Coached by Kevin Price at Los

Osos High School

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MAURICE

CHANDLER

JUNIOR | DEFENSIVE BACK

6-0 - 191 | LAWTON, OKLA.

(NE OKLAHOMA A&M) (LAWTON)

OVERVIEW:

Highly touted JUCO cornerback known for his size and

athleticism and can matchup with the taller receivers

in the conference

Physical at the line of scrimmage not allowing receiv-

ers a free release andwill add immediate depth to

the position

NE OKLAHOMA A&M:

Part of the eight-man class that is rated as the No. 1

JUCO class in America.. Enrolled at ASU in January

and will participate in spring practice. Comes to ASU

with three years to play two

Received JUCO All-American honors from PrepStar

Rated as the No. 22 JUCO overall prospect in the

nation and No. 2 JUCO cornerback as well as a four-

star prospect by ESPN; listed by Rivals as the No. 59

JUCO prospect in the country; ranked as the No. 44

JUCO prospect in the nation by Scout; rated by 24/7

as the No. 41 overall JUCO prospect and the No. 4

rated JUCO cornerback prospect

In two JUCO seasons, he recorded 35 tackles, seven

pass breakups and an interception

Originally committed to Texas Tech out of high school

before enrolling in junior college. Chose ASU over

Oklahoma and other reported scholarship offers

from Louisville, Missouri, Nebraska, TCU, Utah, and

Washington State. Coached by Clay Patterson at

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M. Coached by Randy

Breeze at Lawton High School

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KORON

CRUMP

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN | LINEBACKER

6-3 - 218 | ST. LOUIS, MO.

(FORT SCOTT CC) (CLEVELAND NJROTC)

OVERVIEW:

Natural pass rusher with supreme athleticism

Known for a quick first step and explosion off the

edge and has a frame capable of adding weight and

strength during the spring

FORT SCOTT CC:

Played mostly defensive end at Fort Scott Community College

but will also get a look at Devilbacker when he arrives at ASU

Received All-Region and All-KJCCC after a breakout

sophomore campaign and is a member of a class that

is rated as the No. 1 JUCO class in the country

Enrolled at ASU in January and will participate in spring

practice comes to ASU with three years to play two

Ranked as the No. 39 overall JUCO prospect and No.

6 JUCO defensive end prospect in the nation by Rivals;

listed as a four-star prospect as well as the No. 26

overall JUCO prospect in the country by Scout; ranked

as the No. 24 overall JUCO prospect by 24/7; tabbed by

ESPN as the No. 5 JUCO defensive end prospect in the

nation; received All-Midwest Region honors from PrepStar

Had a remarkable sophomore season in 2015, recording 54

tackles, 16.5 TFL, 11 sacks and an NJCAA leading six forced

fumbles. tallied 46 tackles, 15.5 TFL, 10 sacks and a pair of

forced fumbles during his freshman season in 2014

Chose ASU over Cal as well as reported offers from Baylor,

Cincinnati, Kentucky, Minnesota, and Tennessee. Coached

by Curtis Horton at Fort Scott Community College. Coached

by Louis Findley at Cleveland NJROTC Academy

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FRANK

DARBY

FRESHMAN | WIDE RECEIVER

6-0 - 197 | JERSEY CITY, N.J. (LINCOLN)

OVERVIEW:

Physical wide receiver out of Lincoln High in Jersey City,

N.J., who signed a grant-in-aid with Sun Devil Football in

the spring and is eligible to compete immediately

HIGH SCHOOL:

As a senior at Lincoln High School he picked up 957

receiving yards and 10 touchdowns on 35 receptions

on the way to first-team all-state honors, Lincoln High’s

first recipient in four decades

Rated by 247 Sports composite as a three-star recruit

Chose Arizona State over Rutgers, Boston College,

Virginia Tech and others

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DEION

GUIGNARD

SOPHOMORE | DEFENSIVE BACK

6-3 - 197 | EULESS, TEXAS (TRINITY) (TYLER JC)

OVERVIEW:

Athletic prospect who played quarterback in high school,

but switched sides of the ball his first year in JUCO

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